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A00077 Summary:

Add 3204-a, Ed L
Requires the furnishing of programs and services to pupils who attend private or parochial schools or home-instructed pupils upon request of persons in parental relation, except in cities with a population of one million or more; provides that such programs and services shall include participation in all extra-curricular activities, and participation in intraschool, intramural, and extramural athletics.
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A00077 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 4, 2017
        Introduced by M. of A. CAHILL, BRABENEC -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Education
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law, in relation to the provision of
          certain programs and services to private or parochial school or  home-
          instructed pupils

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 3204-a
     2  to read as follows:
     3    § 3204-a. Provision of certain programs and  services  to  private  or
     4  parochial  school or home-instructed pupils. 1. As used in this section,
     5  the term "programs and services" shall mean participation in all  extra-
     6  curricular  activities,  and  intraschool,  intramural,  and  extramural
     7  athletics pursuant to regulations promulgated by the commissioner.
     8    2. The school authorities of any school  district  and  any  community
     9  school  district  in  the  state, except any school districts located in
    10  cities having a population of one million or more shall furnish programs
    11  and services to pupils who are residents of this state  and  who  attend
    12  private  or  parochial  schools  or  who  are instructed at home in such
    13  school districts, upon the written request of the  persons  in  parental
    14  relation to any such pupil. Such a request shall be filed with the board
    15  of  education  of  the  school district in which the persons in parental
    16  relation to any such pupil reside on or before the  first  day  of  June
    17  preceding the school year for which the request is made.
    18    §  2.  This act shall take effect on the first of July next succeeding
    19  the date on which it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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